Two on a Tower

  • by Thomas Hardy
  • Narrated by Michael Kitchen
  • 9 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Two on a Tower is Hardy's ninth novel and contains perhaps his most complete treatment of the theme of love across the class and age divide, and also the fullest expression of his fascination with astronomy and science.

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What the Critics Say

"The foremost novelist of his time." (Geoffrey Harvey, The Complete Critical Guide to Thomas Hardy)

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Customer Reviews

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Interesting, but not one of Hardy's best

This was a mildly enjoyable listen, interesting for the astronomical aspects of the plot and the local dialogue. The plot was somewhat contrived and the prose in general not up to the brilliance of Hardy's better work such as "The Mayor of Casterbridge".
Michael Kitchen did a solid job of narration.
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- Roderic

A good old fashioned love story

What made the experience of listening to Two on a Tower the most enjoyable?

The would they, won't they element.


What other book might you compare Two on a Tower to, and why?

Not sure. It stands on its own


What does Michael Kitchen bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

Michael is a great narrator, brings the story to life.


Any additional comments?

Great story, with a twist at the end

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- Chris

Book Details

  • Release Date: 25-09-2007
  • Publisher: Audible Studios